2017 Presentations

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2017 JI Symposium Keynote Presentations

Michigan Medicine: The Healthcare and Technology of Tomorrow
Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD
Dean, University of Michigan Medical School
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs
CEO of Michigan Medicine


 New Era of Precision Medicine for Head and Neck Cancer
Carol Rossier Bradford, MD
Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Charles J Krause, M.D. Collegiate Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
University of Michigan Medical School


PTEN Family in Cancer and Beyond
Yuxin Yin, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Dean, School of Basic Medical Sciences
Director, Institute of Systems Biomedicine
Peking University Health Science Center


Big Data and Medical Research in China
Luxia Zhang, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Renal Division, Department of Medicine
Peking University First Hospital
Peking University Institute of Nephrology
Executive Deputy Director
Peking University Center for Data Science in Health and Medicine


2017 JI Symposium Panel Presentations

Panel I. Cancer Genetics & Precision Oncology

Biogeography: a must-have roadmap towards precision oncology
Jun Li, PhD

Professor of Human Genetics and Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Associate Chair for Research, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
University of Michigan Medical School


Thomas Wang, MD, PhD
H. Marvin Pollard Collegiate Professor of Endoscopy Research
Professor of Internal Medicine,
Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Michigan Medical School

Prevalence and clinical implications of BRCA1/2 germline mutations in Chinese women with breast cancer
Yuntao Xie, MD, PhD
Director of Hereditary Cancer Center
Professor of Breast Surgery, Breast Center
Peking University Cancer Hospital


The Promise of Adjuvant EpigeneticTherapy in Early Stage Esophageal Cancer
Lu Zhihao, MD|
Associate Chief Physician
Associate Professor
Department of GI Medical Oncology
Peking University Cancer Hospital

Panel II. Precision Medicine Infrastructure

UM Tech Transfer Overview
Teifei Dong, PhD, MBA
Assistant Director, Research Partnerships China
Office of Technology Transfer
Managing Director, UM-BICI Partnership Program, U-M

Leveraging Clinical Data with Machine Learning to Improve Clinical Care
Peter Higgins, PhD, MSC
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
University of Michigan Medical School

Cancer Genomics and Beyond
Jianmin Wu, PhD
Professor, Center for Cancer Bioinformatics
Peking University Cancer Hospital


Machine Learning in General Health Management
Guopeng Zhou, MD, PhD
Vice Director, Department of Health Management
Peking Unviersity First Hospital


2017 JI Symposium Selected JI Project Progress Reports

Particulate Matter and High Density Lipoprotein Dysfunction

Towards Molecular Prognosis of Chronic Kidney Disease  & Progressive Renal End Organ Damage

Human Embryo Mosaicism Influence on Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS), Embryo Development, 
and Human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) Development and Genetic Stability

Role of Visceral Adiposity in the Pathogenesis of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Lean versus Obese Patients: A Comparative Study between Patients at UMHS versus PUHSC

Effects of Diet and Genetic Factors on Gut Dysbiosis in IBS

Monitoring Risk for Kidney Failure in Alport Syndrome by Application of Podometric Technology

The Role of Hematopoietic Factors in Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases

Risk-Adjusted Outcome Prediction for Emergency Department Intensive Care Unit Patients

Targeting Peptidylarginine Deiminase (PAD) for Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Inflammation